Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Opinion: Could probiotics help fight off COVID-19?

You've probably heard of probiotics—the "good bacteria" that can benefit our health. We consume them in an expanding variety of ways, often in foods marketed as being healthy. These bacteria can be contained in supplement ...

Medications

Scientists find link between antibiotics and colon cancer

Scientists from the University of Aberdeen, NHS Grampian and Queen's University Belfast have found that antibiotic use may increase the risk of developing colon cancer, potentially more so among younger people.

Gastroenterology

How probiotic bacteria benefit the intestine

Interaction between the gut microbiota and the immune system is important for host physiology and susceptibility to disease, but also for the efficacy of e.g., cancer immunotherapies. A multidisciplinary research team have ...

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